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A U.S. appeals court has cleared the way for a one-time member of El Salvador's military High Command to be tried in Spain for his role in the 1989 Jesuit massacre, one of the most notorious atrocities of the country’s civil war.
Franciscan Fr. Jerry Zawada, 80, died July 25 in Milwaukee. He is remembered in his anti-war work as someone who followed God's will, no matter the consequences.
This month marks a year since a death squad broke into the home of Berta Cáceres, and shot Honduras' most prominent environmental activist to death.
Liteky, 85, who died Jan. 20 in a San Francisco hospital, was "an exceptional peace activist for our time because he had such credibility with the military."